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Definition of the noun Burse
What does Burse mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: burses
- [obsolete] A purse.
- A fund or foundation for the maintenance of the needy scholars in their studies.
- [ecclesiastical] An ornamental case to hold the corporal when not in use.
- [obsolete] A stock exchange; a bourse.
- [obsolete] A kind of bazaar.
Burse is a family name.
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The New Altar Guild Book (2003)
by Barbara Gent, Betty Sturges
Although the burse is an ancient vestment, the silk veil arrived late in the Church of England from Rome and at the time stirred much controversy about its validity as a vestment.9 A veil is a square of silk or other material, usually but not always ...
by Amos Otis
Burse is a purse; hence the name of Bursely may have originated thus — "John the Burser," or treasurer, and in course of time contracted to "John Bursley." The importance of signing all legal and other instruments with the Christian name ...
A Collection of Voyages and Travels, Some Now First Printed from Original Manuscripts, Others Now First Published in English (1732)
With a General Preface, Giving an Account of the Progress of Navigation, from Its First Beginning
The English burse is a square and little area, having iron bars about it. The great burse is like our royal-exchange, but not so handsomely adórn'd. We attempted twice to see the castle; the first time we were denied entrance, because, they said ...
The Field Afar (1920)
STUDENT BURSE PROGRESS A Burse is a sum of money,. FROM YOUR STATE AND OTHERS New State Gift Subscribers Alabama. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ Arizona.
Gender and Holiness (2005)
Men, Women and Saints in Late Medieval Europe by Sam Riches, Sarah Salih
A burse is a bag in which the corporal, the cloth on which host and chalice are placed during Mass, is stored. For instance, 'ex illa hora non imputetur peccatum illius', in Bonius Mombritius, Sanctuarium seu Vitae Sanctorum (1480), Hildesheim ...
Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri
burse), and ML bursa (DML s.v.).] A. Simpleterm. Hemorrhoidal swelling . c1425 Arderne(1) 71/23: Þe lech may without perile kutte away with a lancet or ...
A rhyming dictionary (1865)
by John Walker
Burse An exchange for merchants, 8. To im-burse1 To stock with money, v. a. To re-im-burse1 To repay ; to repair loss or ...
A Catholic Dictionary (1961)
by William E. Addis, Aeterna Press
BURSE (BURSA, also PERA). A square case into which the priest puts the corporal which is to be used in Mass. It was introduced in the fourteenth century. It should be of the same colour as the vestments of the day.
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
BURSA, Burse, originally signifies a purse. In writers of the middle age It is more particularly used for 4 little college, or hall in an university, for the residence of students, called bursales or kursarii. In some universities it ...
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Scrabble value of B3U1R1S1E1
The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine